A new book, “Oneida Lake: Long-term Dynamics of a Managed Ecosystem and Its Fishery,” reviews the sweeping environmental research conducted on New York state’s largest interior lake. Randy Jackson a Senior Research Associate at the Cornell Biological Field Station is one of the books editors. Read more
Professor Mark Whitmore in an Educational Film discussing The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid-- The mission of the New York State Hemlock Initiative is to coordinate research, management, and volunteers to conserve New York State’s hemlock resources in the face of multiple threats, particularly that posed by an invasive pest, the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Read more
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Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) Western Field Representative Chris Smith, Dr. Dan Decker with Cornell University, Ann Forstchen with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) and Dr. Pat Lederle with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed the first Wildlife Governance Principles (WGPs) pilot workshop in Florida. Read more
Angela Fuller, a professor in the Department of Natural Resources, will serve as an Associate Director of the Computational Sustainability Network (www.compsust.net), led by computer science professor Carla Gomes. The CompSustNet research network is funded by a $10M expeditions in computing award from the National Science Foundation. Read more
Starting Monday Feb.1 the Department of Natural Resources, Professor Marianne Krasny, will be leading a Global Online Course, Environmental Education: Trans-disciplinary Approaches to Addressing Wicked Problems.Read more
Professor Steven Wolf of the Department of Natural Resources, co-edited book: The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-food Sector: Crisis, Resilience and Restructuring contributed to research on Neoliberalism and its impacts upon farming and rural society by the International Rural Sociology Association (IRSA). Read more
Mark Whitmore — a forest entomologist at Cornell University — has received an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Whitmore’s work is built around classic IPM techniques: prevention and monitoring, biological controls — the predators and parasites of these two pests — and, if needed, low-toxicity pesticides. Read more